Smith Island, Maryland, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Smith Island, Maryland, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Smith Island, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Smith Island, Maryland, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Smith Island, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Smith Island, Maryland, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Smith Island, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Smith Island, Maryland, United States of America by month

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January

If you visit Smith Island during January, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about a third of the time.

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February

February here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Smith Island in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Smith Island is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Smith Island is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Smith Island in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you go to Smith Island in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September for Smith Island is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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October

October is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

November in Smith Island is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December in Smith Island is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Smith Island, Maryland, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Smith Island.

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